HMS Daring (H 16)
|Name||HMS Daring (H 16)|
|Completed||1932 - John I. Thornycroft & Co, Southampton|
|Date of attack||18 Feb 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-23 (Otto Kretschmer)|
|Position||58.40N, 01.35W - Grid AN 1692|
|Complement||162 officers and men (157 dead and 5 survivors).|
|Route||Bergen - Methil|
|Notes on loss|
At 03.54 hours on 18 Feb, 1940, HMS Daring (H 16) (Cdr S.A. Cooper, RN), escorting the convoy HN-12, was hit by two torpedoes from U-23 about 40 miles east of the Pentland Firth and sank immediately. The commander and 156 crew members were lost.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 156 people who were on this vessel|
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